9 months ago
With annual sales of $11 billion in fiscal year 2016, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company has operations in 49 countries around the world. Parker has increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 60 consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.
Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, is one of the world’s leading producers of flight control, hydraulic, fuel, inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, and engine systems and components for the aerospace industry. We design and build equipment for virtually every aircraft and aero engine being produced in the world today.
In addition to game-changing technology, our customers look to us for shorter lead times, lower costs, higher reliability, and lifetime support. All coupled with the positive attitude and innovative thinking of a true business partner.
Parker Aerospace provides unmatched performance for both our customers and shareholders, built on a foundation of integrity, innovation, and customer satisfaction. As a result, our business has seen consistent growth and, best of all, our team members share in Parker’s success.
Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Parker’s Aerospace is seeking a talented Senior Manufacturing Engineer at our Control Systems Division in Dublin GA. At this location, we manufacture, assemble & test electrohydraulic servo valves and spares utilized in the military fuel, inter-company & industrial product lines.
In this role, you'll bring to the table proven methodology that increases productivity by introducing efficient, reliable and LEAN solutions as you evaluate complex manufacturing processes. Day to day, you’ll be engaged in the following: conducting process audits/analysis, applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with suppliers and soliciting observations from operators & production technicians with the goal of improving our manufacturing process while reducing costs and increasing profits.
Ideal candidate will have some hydraulics experience in a manufacturing environment, formal six sigma training (preferably Black Belt) a solid knowledge base and understanding of lean principles and demonstrated ability developing and maintaining labor standards.
Additionally, you'll carefully consider and introduce best practices, continuous improvement, problem solve, lean tools while working to increase worker safety and sustain product quality. If you offer these business acumen skills and more, we would like to hear from you. Apply today! We have a recruiter waiting to talk to you!
•Develops complex manufacturing processes by studying product requirements, researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment; and conferring with equipment suppliers. Prepares written and graphical work instructions to communicate manufacturing requirements to production personnel.
•Refines and enhances products and processes by applying continuous improvement and key lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques to critical or high-impact areas of production. May lead special projects for a variety of products and processes.
•Frequent formal and informal customer interface to present program status, including analysis of product failure, probable cause, and corrective plan.
•Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, equipment layout and establishing and implementing "design for manufacture and assembly" plans. Assures process control and reliability for broad areas of manufacturing that may include supplier base as appropriate.
•Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods, testing finished product and process capabilities, and establishing standards to confirm and validate manufacturing process requirements. Determines root cause of failures using statistical methods (e.g. design of experiment, statistical process control) that may result in changes in design, tolerances, or processing methods.
•Recommends and implements changes to manufacturing processes by analyzing production, labor standards, and material costs, reviewing production schedules, and estimating future requirements. Performs program reviews of technical issues at supplier base or assist suppliers to initiate continuous improvement processes.
•Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications, establishing industry networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and/or participating in professional associations.
•Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements (e.g. environmental, building code, safety, etc.) by studying existing and new legislation, ensuring adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
•Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses. Analyzes, substantiates, and proposes changes in methods and materials with cost and quality impact.
•May provide leadership to others in department. Acts as prime contact on high level projects. Establishes goals and objectives required to complete projects. Trains and mentors less experienced employees.
•Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents company on high-level projects. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional (e.g. quality, design, or test engineering) or project team responsibilities.
•Thorough knowledge of manufacturing and production engineering theories, principles, practices, techniques and concepts and broad knowledge of other related engineering areas and general business operations.
•Thorough knowledge of aerospace or similar industry products and ability to effectively assess and implement continuous improvement and lean manufacturing/production principles and techniques.
•May require thorough knowledge of process analysis review and statistical process control. General knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to manufacturing plants.
•Ability to use standard business applications software and/or specialized data analysis tools.
•Ability to work effectively with CAD/CAM systems or other computer-aided manufacturing systems.
•Ability to apply drafting and related machining systems to make recommendations for improved productivity.
•Ability to work on a variety of technical problems of diverse scope and complexity where analysis and evaluation of various outcomes require tradeoffs; solve a wide range of difficult problems in imaginative and practical ways and evaluate alternative solutions that may require coordination across multiple teams.
•Ability to establish goals and objectives to complete projects. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering drawings, technical policies and recommend changes to procedures; effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, and top management; respond to significant inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
•Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to negotiate effectively to obtain best prices and terms on products, materials, and services.
•Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.
•Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Manufacturing Engineering or related engineering field.
•Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through six years or more of increasingly responsible related experience.
•Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME) or Mechanical Engineering (ASME) certification desired.
HOW TO APPLY
Please upload resume in Word or PDF format with your online application at parker.com/careers referencing Job ID #4996. A cover letter summarizing experience against above qualifications is recommended.
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